Hilary is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Cambridge University. She researches, publishes and teaches in the areas of conflict resolution in schools and communities and citizenship education. She chairs the Forum for Youth Participation and Democracy which is an international cross-disciplinary and cross-sector forum for debate, research and impact on policy and practice. She has worked in the public, private and voluntary sector as a schoolteacher, educational consultant, project coordinator and academic. She has carried out research funded by the Society for Educational Studies which investigated the civic action and learning of young people from socio-economically disadvantaged communities, and research funded by the ESRC exploring restorative approaches to conflict in schools.
With colleagues from the Judge Business School, Hilary has also been funded by the EPSRC to investigate young people attitudes towards energy conservation. She currently supervises seven doctoral students and manages an MPhil in Politics Development and Democratic Education.
For information about publication and teaching please see Hilary's department page >>